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7:00 am Feed The Hood @ Oakland SOL Middle School
Feed The Hood @ Oakland SOL Middle School
Apr 15 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Until we solve the problem, it’s that time again. Join us for #FeedTheHood 5 bag lunch and hygiene kit distribution to the homeless across Oakland in #DeepEastOakland . RSVP and donate today at http://bit.ly/feedthehood5 . #housingforall Until we solve the problem, it’s that time again. Join us for #FeedTheHood 5 bag lunch and hygiene kit distribution to the homeless across Oakland on Sunday, April 15, 7 AM at Oakland SOL in #DeepEastOakland . RSVP and donate today at https://t.co/SfAMcRjW2q. #housingforall pic.twitter.com/iAcJeQ8USf— EOakCollective (@EOakCollective) March 16, 2018 64441
1:30 pm Post Salon: Should the  City Sell or Keep Public Land? @ Geoffrey’s Inner Circle
Post Salon: Should the  City Sell or Keep Public Land? @ Geoffrey’s Inner Circle
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  The next Post Salon will discuss the question: what should the City of Oakland do with publically owned land? The following alternatives will be discussed: Should the parcels be sold to developers at the highest price? Should real estate developers who purchase city-owned property for private investment, such as market-rate housing and office buildings be required to pay community benefits? Should all the property be kept permanently in the public domain and developed for community needs?   64591
7:00 pm Film Screening: Food for Change @ Omni Commons ballroom
Film Screening: Food for Change @ Omni Commons ballroom
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
82-minute documentary focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in the US culture. The film examines the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. http://foodforchange.coop/ Film will be followed by a panel discussion with: Adrionna Fike, Worker Owner of Mandela Foods Cooperative Dennis Terry, Director of Seeds of Struggle & more TBA Here is a Liberated Lens TV interview with Adrionna: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmjOqMD5J2A&t=9s doors open at 7pm, film starts at … Continued
6:00 pm Kayla’s Birthday Celebration at Provo Park! @ Civic Center Park (MLK Park)
Kayla’s Birthday Celebration at Provo Park! @ Civic Center Park (MLK Park)
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Five years have passed since the death of disabled Black trans loved one Kayla Moore at the hands of Berkeley Police, so we are throwing a great big party to keep her memory alive! Expect food, music, art and updates from the family about the court case. Accessibility: We will be setting up in a paved area, so the event will be wheelchair accessible. We will also provide chairs for those who wish to sit. Please email us at justice4kaylamoore@gmail.com with specific access requests. Check back here for updates about … Continued
4:00 pm Stop Urban Shield: Campaign Victory Discussion @ Internet
Stop Urban Shield: Campaign Victory Discussion @ Internet
Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  When our movements make gains and win campaigns, it’s important to uplift these victories, assess how we accomplished them, and strategize on future wins. We invite you to join us  for a webinar. Come learn how the Stop Urban Shield Coalition won a resounding victory against the largest SWAT training in the world. Featuring members of the Stop Urban Shield Coalition: Lara Kiswani, Arab Resource and Organizing Center Tash Nguyen, Ella Baker Center Maisa Morrar, Oakland Power Projects and Palestinian Youth Movement Charlene Khoo, Critical Resistance Oakland Where: Click on this link to join the webinar (on Wednesday 4/18) … Continued
6:00 pm STANDING UP FOR THE VULNERABLE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP @ Berkeley Public Library, West Branch
STANDING UP FOR THE VULNERABLE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP @ Berkeley Public Library, West Branch
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IN THE TRADITION OF CESAR CHAVEZ: STANDING UP FOR THE VULNERABLE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP A Talk by MARIA ECHAVESTE, Former Deputy Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton and visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for Latin American Studies Maria Echaveste is a long-time community leader, attorney and public policy expert who specializes in Latin America. She has lectured at UC Berkeley’s School of Law and was affiliated with the UC Berkeley Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy. She is currently a senior visiting scholar at UC … Continued
7:00 pm Greg Palast at the Grand Lake Theater for The Best Democracy Money Can Buy @ Grand Lake Theater
Greg Palast at the Grand Lake Theater for The Best Democracy Money Can Buy @ Grand Lake Theater
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greg Palast at the Grand Lake Theater for The Best Democracy Money Can Buy @ Grand Lake Theater | Oakland | California | United States
GREG PALAST FILM: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy The Case of the Stolen Election When: April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm Where: Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland Add to Calendar KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 pm    Single Screening Only Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland Tickets: $15 advance, $18 door,  available at brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus Books (3 stores), Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s   TRUMP SWEPT INTO POWER BY DUSTING OFF THE … Continued
6:00 pm Jacobin Health of Nations Panel @ California Nurses Association
Jacobin Health of Nations Panel @ California Nurses Association
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For those of us fighting for Medicare for All and health justice everywhere, Jacobin Magazine’s latest issue The Health of Nations is an indispensable tool. Join us in coming together to discuss its relevance and celebrate its release! The program will feature the latest left perspectives on our broken healthcare system and where the fight for health justice is heading with talks by contributors to the issue, including Michael Lighty (public policy director of National Nurses United) and Meagan Day (staff writer at Jacobin). Copies of the new issue will … Continued
7:00 pm Land & Freedom: Sovereignty, Right to Return, Anti-Displacement @ Eastside Annex Gallery (NEXT DOOR TO MAIN EASTSIDE BUILDING!)
Land & Freedom: Sovereignty, Right to Return, Anti-Displacement @ Eastside Annex Gallery (NEXT DOOR TO MAIN EASTSIDE BUILDING!)
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LAND AND FREEDOM: Repression and Resistance in the Struggles for Indigenous Sovereignty, Right to Return, and Anti-Displacement Featuring: Corrina Gould(Ohlone), Sogorea Te Land Trust Morningstar Gali (Pit River Nation), International Indian Treaty Council Max Rameau, Take Back the Land Movement Bilal Mafundi Ali, POOR Magazine Homefulness Project Leila Sayed-Taha, AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center Ziad Abbas, Palestine Action Network What do organizers and activists need learn and think about in how the state seeks to repress the right to land, movement, and sovereignty from the streets of Oakland, to Indigenous Territories, to Palestine? Join us for our … Continued
7:30 pm The Muslims I Know – A Film by Mara Ahmend @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
The Muslims I Know – A Film by Mara Ahmend @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oakland Asian Cultural Center presents The Muslims I Know A documentary written and produced by filmmaker, writer, artist and social activist MARA AHMED Doors Open: 7:15pm Free and Open to the Public The events of 9/11 have created much interest in Islam and Muslims. Mainstream media have responded to this demand for information with generalizations and stereotypes. America’s community of Muslims longs to be a part of the discourse. THE MUSLIMS I KNOW is a documentary that gives them a chance to be heard and understood through dialogue with … Continued
7:00 pm Trump, The Rightwing & The Targeting and Assault On Academics and Education Workers @ Finnish Hall
Trump, The Rightwing & The Targeting and Assault On Academics and Education Workers @ Finnish Hall
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an organized attack on professors and education workers by Turning Point USA and other rightwing organizations funded by billionaires like the Mercer family and Tea Party politicians like Illinois governor Bruce Rauner. This forum will hear from academics who have been targeted, what this has meant to them and how they and their unions have fought back. Turning Point USA with a budget of over $8 million dollars has organized events for racists and neo-nazis throughout the US, and set up chapters not only on college and universities … Continued
10:00 am Earth Day Celebration – Living on Ohlone Land @ Planting Justice Nursery
Earth Day Celebration – Living on Ohlone Land @ Planting Justice Nursery
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Regenerating the Land Kids Activities Plant Sale Community Lunch 64603
11:00 am Bail Clinic! @ East Bay Community Law Center
Bail Clinic! @ East Bay Community Law Center
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bail Clinic! If you’ve ever used a bail bonds company in California, we might be able to help. We may be able to help with the following issues: Confusing contracts Co-signers and thos e who have signed a contract on behalf of a loved one Debt High payment plans Those at risk of losin g a home or car Harassment from debt collectors Bad credit Being sued by a bail bonds company Please contact Tamura Rosby at trosby@ebclc.org to schedule an appointment. Walkins will be seen on a first come, … Continued
3:00 pm Performance: “Solitary Man: A Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison” @ Black Repertory Group Theater
Performance: “Solitary Man: A Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison” @ Black Repertory Group Theater
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Solitary Man: A Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison A Benefit for the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper Performed by Charlie Hinton & Fred Johnson Written by Charlie Hinton Music by Fred Johnson Directed by Mark Kenward ***** In Solitary Man, Charlie travels to Crescent City to visit a lifer named Otis Washington (played by Fred), a 64 year old native of New York City, whos been imprisoned since 1975 and at Pelican Bay since it opened in 1989. During the visit, Otis explains some of what he has learned … Continued
4:00 pm Revolution in the Air @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Revolution in the Air @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
West Coast release event for new edition of REVOLUTION IN THE AIR: SIXTIES RADICALS TURN TO LENIN, MAO, AND CHE. Released during the 50th anniversary of the worldwide 1968 protests, the new edition of Revolution in the Air shares lessons that are as salient as ever. CPE is honored to host author, #MaxElbaum in conversation with Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, and author of the new edition’s foreward. Join us to celebrate people’s movements for change then and now!64522
5:00 pm Poor People’s Campaign’s East Bay Mass Meeting! @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Poor People’s Campaign’s East Bay Mass Meeting! @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As the new Poor People’s Campaign spreads across the country, we wanted to invite you and your networks to the Poor People’s Campaign’s East Bay Mass Meeting! The Poor People’s Campaign is dedicated to ending systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality, and is co-chaired by Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. On April 21st, join us for the East Bay Mass Meeting. We will… > LEARN from our neighbors affected by unjust policies > GEAR UP for 40 Days of Action … Continued
7:00 pm Film Showing: Mumia – Long Distance Revolutionary @ Omni Commons
Film Showing: Mumia – Long Distance Revolutionary @ Omni Commons
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come see the acclaimed movie “Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” on the big screen. Sponsored by Labor Action for Mumia and Liberated Lens.64596
7:00 pm Rev. Dr. William Barber Comes to Oakland @ Allen Temple Baptist Church
Rev. Dr. William Barber Comes to Oakland @ Allen Temple Baptist Church
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Congresswoman Barbara Lee bringing William J. Barber, II to Oakland! Let’s pack the house to be inspired by Rev. Dr. William Barber and to learan about the Poor People’s Campaign Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.64523
7:30 pm ROY ZIMMERMAN: REZIST @ Fellowship Hall
ROY ZIMMERMAN: REZIST @ Fellowship Hall
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
ROY ZIMMERMAN: REZIST @ Fellowship Hall | Berkeley | California | United States
ReZist is ninety minutes of Roy Zimmerman’s original songs, a funny and forceful affirmation of Peace and Social Justice. “Sometimes I think satire is the most hopeful and heartfelt form of expression,” says Roy, “because in calling out the world’s absurdities and laughing in their face, I’m affirming the real possibility for change.” Roy’s songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime, and his videos have garnered tens of millions of views. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. He’s shared stages with Bill Maher, Ellen DeGeneres, Holly Near, Robin Williams, … Continued